Developing and supporting initiatives raised by local community’s
women-activists is a pilot program designed with the purpose of mobilizing and
supporting women-activists from local communities in the light of developing and
implementing initiatives that would result with change of local policies
concerning specific problems regarding the women’s status in the community.
Strengthening capacities and increasing cooperation among
women-activists from local communities;
Gender sensibility of other relevant organizations, institutions,
Intensifying dialogue and cooperation among women-activists and other
relevant organizations, institutions, individuals on issues related with
gender equality; and
Exchange of information and experience among women-activists from
Joint workshops/training with women-activists from local communities
structured in a manner that would enable them to upgrade their knowledge and
skills, to identify priorities for operation in compliance with the local
needs, to plan initiatives, to monitor achieved results and to exchange
information and experiences.
Regular working meetings of women-activists from local communities that
are in the function of current cross information and detailed planning of
activities on local level.
Public events with participation of women-activists and representatives
from the local self-government, non-governmental organizations and other
relevant institutions in the function of improving the cooperation, opening
the issue on the need for including gender issues in local policies creation
process, promotion of gender equality and identifying possible ways for
resolving the issue by means of joint action and dividing responsibilities
among all stakeholders in the community.
Data collection in the function of identifying the situation from the
aspect of gender equality, as well as creating favorable basis for needs
assessment and determining fields of operation for the local authorities.
Training programs intended for representatives from the local
authorities aiming at gender sensibility, as well as improving cooperation
in the light of joint action for achieving gender equality.